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Courtesy of Toluwani Baoku / Nearly 600 Georgetown University students and faculty have signed a petition as of Feb. 2 against a schedule change slated to shorten winter break by one week beginning in the 2024-25 academic year.

Don’t Shorten Winter Break, Students Say

By Jack Willis February 2, 2024

Nearly 600 Georgetown University students and faculty have signed a petition as of Feb. 2 against a schedule change slated to shorten winter break by one week beginning in the 2024-25 academic year. The...

Georgetown Students Attend National Free Palestine March, Organize Red Square Rally

Georgetown Students Attend National Free Palestine March, Organize Red Square Rally

By Aamir Jamil November 10, 2023

The Georgetown University chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) organized a rally in Red Square calling for freedom for Palestine, following a national march in Freedom Plaza in Washington,...

60th Annual March on Washington Continues Legacy of Social Justice Advocacy

60th Annual March on Washington Continues Legacy of Social Justice Advocacy

By Karenna Warden September 1, 2023

Tens of thousands of people gathered by the Lincoln Memorial Aug. 26 for the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington to push for a “continuation” of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy.  Nearly...

Georgetown LEAD Explores Student Solidarity On, Off Campus

Georgetown LEAD Explores Student Solidarity On, Off Campus

By Sophia Lu February 24, 2023

Students gathered at Black House, a community space devoted to meeting the needs of students of color, to discuss ways to better support community activism and build stronger coalitions of solidarity...

Multidisciplinary Event Analyzes Work of Activist, Photojournalist

Multidisciplinary Event Analyzes Work of Activist, Photojournalist

By Jack Willis December 2, 2022

Academic researchers discussed the work of Brazilian Photojournalist Sebastião Salgado to analyze the power of his pictures to inspire environmental activism at a Nov. 29 event.  The virtual...

Advocacy and Identity: Refugee Communities at Georgetown

Advocacy and Identity: Refugee Communities at Georgetown

By Rania Khan November 11, 2022

Zahra Wakilzada (SFS ’23) lived in Afghanistan for the first 13 years of her life before moving to Pakistan and then the United States after her family came under threat by the Taliban because of her...

Myanmar Women, Diplomats Confront Humanitarian Crisis

Myanmar Women, Diplomats Confront Humanitarian Crisis

By Nina Raj October 27, 2022

CW: This article references violence and sexual violence. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. The Georgetown University Institute for Women, Peace and Security...

“H*YA SEXA”: HFC Commemorates 30 Years of Activism

“H*YA SEXA”: HFC Commemorates 30 Years of Activism

By Giulia Testa April 28, 2022

H*yas for Choice (HFC) celebrated 30 years of advocacy work fighting for reproductive justice and sex positivity on campus with a week of events and fundraising efforts. The organization, a pro-abortion...

Profile: Rev. Jim Wallis Advocates for Faith and Justice

Profile: Rev. Jim Wallis Advocates for Faith and Justice

By Alex Brown April 28, 2022

When Rev. Jim Wallis, director and founder of Georgetown’s Center on Faith and Justice (CFJ), co-authored a letter urging the Russian Orthodox Patriarch to oppose the invasion of Ukraine, he put faith...

SAFE Joins D.C. Student Sustainability Network

SAFE Joins D.C. Student Sustainability Network

By Samuel Yoo March 31, 2022

Students Advancing Food Equity (SAFE), a campus organization dedicated to combating food insecurity, joined forces with other Georgetown University and D.C. student organizations to create the D.C. Student...

VIEWPOINT: Promote Climate Education on TikTok

VIEWPOINT: Promote Climate Education on TikTok

By Nicholas Budler February 4, 2021

As the pandemic dragged on, I tried hard to avoid downloading TikTok. I honestly thought the app was pointless. As I researched how to make wildlife conservation content more accessible and appealing...

Speaker: Black Activists Must Leverage Social Media

Speaker: Black Activists Must Leverage Social Media

By Clara Grudberg and Yalda Zarrabi February 21, 2020

Activists can harness the power of digital media platforms to raise awareness and bolster the goals of black liberation movements, political scientist Cathy Cohen said at a Feb. 20 event. The event...

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